Brown Vujcich House – Herne Bay Property

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Brown Vujcich House, New Zealand

Herne Bay Property – design by Bossley Architects

2 Oct 2013

Herne Bay House

Design: Bossley Architects

Location: Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

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This house is located on a narrow urban site in the heart of Herne Bay. Tight site controls and a sloping site resulted in a long narrow building form that steps down the slope of the site.

Herne Bay House
photo : Patrick Reynolds

A main feature of the house is the entry which is reached by a bridge that crosses a moat of planting. Glazed with translucent glass for privacy and interior light quality, the entry space is protected by a vertical cedar screen reflects the interior colour palette, inspired by the clients’ fantastic collection of 1950-60s furniture, art and ceramics.

Herne Bay House New Zealand
photo : Patrick Reynolds

Once inside an open riser jarrah and steel stair with a hanging screen of stainless steel mesh leads either upstairs to the main living level or downstairs to bedrooms and living. The lower level opens out to the surrounding space, with a terrace and outdoor area for each room. A terrace and pool are accessed from the family living space.

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photos : Patrick Reynolds

Light and privacy is modulated on the upper levels by vertical cedar or aluminium louvreline panels. A generous deck offers glimpses of the harbour.

Playful colours, finishes and hoop pine cabinetry enliven the interior spaces and the exterior materials of fine vertical cedar shiplap, double skin bagged brick reflect the clients’ love of fifties and sixties architecture.

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photos : Patrick Reynolds

Herne Bay House – Building Information

Architect: Bossley Architects

Awards:
Registered Master Builders Auckland Region: Gold Award 2010
Registered Master Builders House of the Year: Gold Reserve Award 2010

Bossley Architects team: Andrea Bell, Pete Bossley Don McKenzie and Karen Ngan Kee
Completed: Dec 2009
Photography: Patrick Reynolds

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